Akshay Kumar-starrer Jolly LLB 2 turned out to be a commercial success in the beginning of this year. Directed by Subhash Kapoor, the film raked in more than Rs 100 crore at the Box Office. Now, the courtroom drama has created a new record. To be precise, it has beaten Salman Khan’s Sultan in terms of television rating points (TRP). According to the statement by Fox Star Studios, Jolly LLB 2 registered 3.83 points ahead of Sultan that had recorded 3.32 points. It was followed by Varun Dhawan’s Dishoom, The Jungle Book and Kaabil.
Here is the list of the highest TV ratings garnered in 2017:
Jolly LLB 2: 3.83
The Jungle Book: 2.39
The news will indeed sound pleasant to the ears of Akshay Kumar, who recently won his first National Award for his role of a navy officer in Rustom. Upon its theatrical release, Jolly LLB 2 received a thumbs up from both the critics and the viewers. It is the second instalment of the Jolly LLB, the first one featuring Arshad Warsi was released in 2013.
Jolly LLB 2 has got an overwhelming response from the audience who watched it in the theatres and now have watched it on TV as well. Fox Star Studios is incredibly proud that this high content film found huge appreciation across audience segments from across the country,” Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, told The Indian Express website.
“The success of the satellite premiere also goes to show that India loves the character of the do-gooder lawyer Jolly and how the presence of a superstar like Akshay Kumar has made Jolly incredibly popular among the masses and hugely scaled up our homegrown franchise,” he added further.
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